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Social Statistics

Florida

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,933,279100.0
Nursery school, preschool271,3136.9
Kindergarten212,7445.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,716,99143.7
High school (grades 9-12)845,40621.5
College or graduate school886,82522.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,024,645100.0
Less than 9th grade739,2226.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,480,72613.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,165,74828.7
Some college, no degree2,403,13521.8
Associate degree773,4867.0
Bachelor's degree1,573,12114.3
Graduate or professional degree889,2078.1
Percent high school graduate or higher79.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over12,946,990100.0
Never married3,076,45723.8
Now married, except separated7,032,79854.3
Separated309,1602.4
Widowed1,026,0147.9
Female
826,3176.4
Divorced1,502,56111.6
Female
851,1346.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years345,949100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren147,89342.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over12,283,486100.0
Civilian veterans1,875,59715.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,264,015100.0
With a disability284,5148.7
Population 21 to 64 years8,746,066100.0
With a disability1,914,50721.9
Percent employed
58.3(X)
No disability6,831,55978.1
Percent employed
74.9(X)
Population 65 years and over2,720,127100.0
With a disability1,075,54539.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over15,043,603100.0
Same house in 19957,352,09148.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19957,038,90646.8
Same county
3,866,18425.7
Different county
3,172,72221.1
Same state
1,311,9508.7
Different state
1,860,77212.4
Elsewhere in 1995652,6064.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population15,982,378100.0
Native13,311,55083.3
Born in United States
12,890,48980.7
State of residence
5,231,90632.7
Different state
7,658,58347.9
Born outside United States
421,0612.6
Foreign born2,670,82816.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,030,4496.4
Naturalized citizen
1,207,5027.6
Not a citizen
1,463,3269.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,670,794100.0
Europe355,42713.3
Asia231,9768.7
Africa34,4951.3
Oceania4,9570.2
Latin America1,943,78172.8
Northern America100,1583.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over15,043,603100.0
English only11,569,73976.9
Language other than English3,473,86423.1
Speak English less than 'very well
1,554,86510.3
Spanish
2,476,52816.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1,187,3357.9
Other Indo-European languages
755,2145.0
Speak English less than "very well"
268,2631.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
164,5161.1
Speak English less than "very well"
75,9900.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population15,982,378100.0

Total ancestries reported

16,235,413101.6
Arab78,2540.5
Czech167,1350.4
Danish44,3660.3
Dutch216,0381.4
English1,468,5769.2
French (except Basque)1445,0812.8
French Canadian1134,5140.8
German1,887,55711.8
Greek76,9080.5
Hungarian96,8850.6
Irish11,648,29610.3
Italian1,003,9776.3
Lithuanian38,7240.2
Norwegian114,6870.7
Polish429,6912.7
Portuguese48,9740.3
Russian201,5591.3
Scotch-Irish246,5801.5
Scottish294,2931.8
Slovak29,7140.2
Subsaharan African90,1550.6
Swedish155,0101.0
Swiss35,8750.2
Ukrainian42,7540.3
United States or American1,278,5868.0
Welsh91,6830.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)491,7833.1
Other ancestries5,477,75834.3
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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